LGBT New Yorkers held a 'Take Back the Night' rally in response to a string of anti-LGBT attacks that have occurred in the last two weeks. The rally, organized by Queer Rising, brought together a diverse range of LGBT and allied people to advocate for LGBT safety.
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The New Yorker: "Dharun Ravi grew up in Plainsboro, New Jersey, in a large, modern house with wide expanses of wood flooring and a swimming pool out back. Assertive and athletic, he used 'DHARUNISAWESOME' as a computer password and played on an Ultimate Frisbee team..."
The Associated Press examined proposed marriage equality legislation in Maryland, New Jersey and Washington, as well
New Jersey state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Wednesday criticized Gov.
Mehlman: “'Live Free or Die' isn’t just the official motto for a great state. As the 62nd Republican National Committee Chairman, I think it’s a mantra our party should live by. I hope that New Hampshire legislators will remember this slogan and reject proposals to strip citizens of their right to marry."
Google is the latest large corporation to endorse legalizing marriage equality in Washington, according to the group Washington United for Marriage, which backs the legislation.
NPR's Tovia Smith examined the marriage equality movement in the United States, and legislation introduced this year